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Lachel  Story

Dr. Lachel Story

Associate Professor


Dr. Lachel Story is a tenured Associate Professor at The University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing and Health Professions. Since beginning her career at Southern Miss in 2004, she has taught in the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs. She serve as the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education and Director of the School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice. Dr. Story received her BSN and MSN from Southern Miss and my PhD in Nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Her program of research includes funded community-based participatory research projects with a focus on community health worker and health disparities. Recently, she expanded that research to include nursing education issues. Dr. Story has publications and presentations regarding her research, innovative teaching strategies, and program evaluation. She has published a pathophysiology textbook in its 3rd edition and is working on an advanced pathophysiology textbook.

  • PHD - Univ of Miss Medical Center (2009)
  • MSN - Univ of Southern Mississippi (2002)
  • BSN - Univ of Southern Mississippi (2000)

pathophysiology, philosophy, qualitative research design

  • Getting on Target with Community Health Advisors (GOTCHA): an innovative stroke prevention project, NURSING INQUIRY, 2010, 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2010.00512.x
  • Innovative Strategies for Nursing Education Program Evaluation, JOURNAL OF NURSING EDUCATION, 2010, 10.3928/01484834-20100217-07
  • The 'insider-outsider' dilemma in community-based participatory research: The role of community health advisors, Nursing Ethics, 2010
  • The role of community health advisors in community-based participatory research, NURSING ETHICS, 2010, 10.1177/0969733009350261
  • Integrating Leonardo da Vinci's principle of curiosity in contemporary nursing education, NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, 2013, 10.1016/j.nedt.2012.10.003
  • Integrating Leonardo da Vinci's principles of demonstration, uncertainty, and cultivation in contemporary nursing education, NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, 2014, 10.1016/j.nedt.2013.06.003
  • Educational Intervention for Nutrition Education in Patients Attending an Outpatient Wound Care Clinic A Feasibility Study, JOURNAL OF WOUND OSTOMY AND CONTINENCE NURSING, 2016, 10.1097/WON.0000000000000238
  • Evaluating Community Health Advisor (CHA) Core Competencies: The CHA Core Competency Retrospective Pretest/Posttest (CCCRP), JOURNAL OF TRANSCULTURAL NURSING, 2016, 10.1177/1043659614559308
  • Finding solutions through collaboration: A dietition and nurse work to bridge a gap in nutrition education for patients , Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, 2016
  • The honors college experience reconsidered: Exploring the student perspective, Journal of National Collegiate honors Council , 2016
  • Campus Security Authorities Training
  • Community Health Advisor Trainer Training
  • Registered Nurse
  • TB Certification
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • English

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Areas of Expertise

Nursing, Education, Adult Health